The small-scale DAB trial in Manchester operated by Niocast is to carry at least 28 radio stations by the end of the month, and it still won't be full.
It's a substantial change in its broadcasting strategy but many of the regular programmes will continue.
Speakers included Caroline Martin, lunchtime host of BBC West Midlands and Ed James, host of Heart West Midlands’ Heart Breakfast with Ed & Gemma.
A special switch-on event has taken place in Telford on Wednesday morning to switch on new DAB transmitters in Wolverhampton & Shropshire.
It will provide the means for a huge expansion of local and community stations on DAB, marking an historic day for UK radio.
Fix Radio, the new London DAB station aimed at tradespeople, has been launched by Charlie Mullins, the world's richest plumber.
A new digital radio station has launched today allowing users to create and upload their own radio programmes.
The radio station featured in BBC 1 comedy Car Share has been brought to life by Steve Penk.
The expansion of digital radio coverage means that many listeners can now receive six further radio stations.
The station will launch at 7am on Wednesday 26th April and will give away 20,000 bacon butties over the first 40 days of broadcasting.